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Hawaii Invasive Species Awareness Month

Join our Community Huki on Feb. 24

This year, the state of Hawaii has expanded Hawaii Invasive Species Awareness Week to the entire month of February,
with events and educational seminars devoted to learning more about at the Hawaii State Legislature has declared
“the single greatest threat to Hawaii’s economy and natural environment and to the health and lifestyle of Hawaii’s people.”

Since its inception, Mālama Maunalua has dedicated its efforts to improving the health of Maunalua Bay through
habitat restoration and the eradication of invasive algae species. Every month we invite the public to join us at
a Comnunity Huki where you’ll learn about the three main types of invasive alien algae and then head into the bay
to remove those species from the nearshore waters.

Our next community huki takes place Saturday, Feb. 24 and we’d love for you to join us – please click here for details!

Why support Mālama Maunalua?


For the Bay

Everything we do serves our mission to restore and conserve the biological and cultural treasure that is Maunalua Bay.


For the Future

We believe it is all of our kuleana to work together towards a healthy, sustainable Maunalua Bay for our children and grandchildren.


For Life

We work closely with residents, scientists, and businesses to to improve the economic and cultural well-being of our community.

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Community Huki TOMORROW in honor of Hawaii Invasive Species Month! Come join us and remove invasive alien algae from Maunalua Bay!

Please meet at 9am at Kuliouou Beach Park (100 Bay St). in Hawaiʻi Kai. Event runs until 12pm. Please fill out our online waiver at our website under “volunteer.” Hope to see you there!
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